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Microsoft HoloLens, hands-on: What it's like to wear the future

Testing out Microsoft's mixed-reality headset.... Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

Hands-on: Lumina Desktop 1.0.0

The first official release of the Lumina desktop environment is now available. Here are the results of my trying it out on a few common Linux distributions, including Manjaro, Debian, PCLinuxOS, and openSuSE Leap. Latest stories for ZDNet…

Hands-On: Updating Fedora 23 to 24 via Gnome Software

One month after the release of Fedora 24, it is now possible to upgrade a Fedora 23 system to 24 by using the Gnome Software utility. Here is my experience with this upgrade path. Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

Fedora Anaconda and Mint Install - Hands-on with two more Linux installers

Following my Calamares and Ubiquity side-by-side comparison, here is a look at the latest Fedora installer and the not-so-new-Linux Mint Debian Edition installer. Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

Raspberry Pi Zero: Hands-on with the Zero4U 4-Port USB Hub

This 4-Port USB Hub mounts back-to-back with a Raspberry Pi Zero, requires no soldering, and there is even a nice acrylic case to hold the complete assembly. Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

Hands-On with the Raspberry Pi Zero, part 4: Wrap up

Concluding the Raspberry Pi Zero series, with a look at some technical details, compatibility and a summary of a week's Hands-On experience. Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

Hands-On: Adding UEFI boot to Tanglu Linux 4.0 Alpha

The Tanglu Linux 4.0 Alpha release does not include UEFI Boot support. Here's how I added it. Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

Hands-On with openSuSE Leap RC1: A walk through of the installer

The first Release Candidate for openSuSE 42.1 Leap is available. Here is a walk-through of the installation process. Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

Hands-On: KaOS Linux 2015.10

I have installed (or at least tried to install) the new release of this tightly-focused distribution. Here are the mixed results. Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

Hands-on: Testing more Linux distributions on my Aspire V3-331

I've been using this laptop for a few days now, and installing Fedora, Manjaro, Debian, Mint, LMDE, and Ubuntu. Here's my report on how it all went. Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

Hands-on with Manjaro Linux 0.8.11

Manjaro is an increasingly popular Arch Linux derivative. I decided to try it, and I got a very nice UEFI surprise! Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK

Hands-On with Tanglu 2.0 Bartholomea annulata

A new release from this Debian-Testing derived distribution: I'm trying it out. Latest stories for ZDNet related to UK